Lost City Arts

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New York, NY
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About Lost City Arts

Established in 1982 by owner James Elkind, Lost City Arts is recognized as a leading source of 20th century design and fine arts. The gallery specializes in collections of post-war American craft furniture with an emphasis on works by Harry Bertoia.

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Murano Vase by Guilio Radi for A.V.E.M. Glassworks, Italy 1948
Murano Vase by Guilio Radi for A.V.E.M. Glasswo...
Giulio Radi
Vintage 1940s Italian Mid-Century Modern Vases
Glass
Guilio Radi experimented with thickly layered glass, murrines and metallic inclusions. In 1932 he established the A.V.E.M. glassworks, started working as designer and doing a great d...
Harry Bertoia Spray Sculpture with Rare Flat Rounded Ends, USA 1960s
Harry Bertoia Spray Sculpture with Rare Flat Ro...
Harry Bertoia
Vintage 1960s American Sculptures
Stainless Steel, Bronze
Harry Bertoia's spray sculptures are one of his most identifiable forms and this one has the additional appeal of the flat rounded bronze ends rarely found on the spray sculptures.
Harry Bertoia Early Wire Form Sculpture, Untitled
Harry Bertoia Early Wire Form Sculpture, Untitled
Harry Bertoia
Vintage 1950s American Abstract Sculptures
Steel, Wire
A very early sculpture that represents one of the many stages of Bertoia's experimentation with materials. He felt that "Wire forms have a great range of expressions. Their construct...
Maquette for the Fountain Sculpture at the Philadelphia Civic Center, circa 1967
Maquette for the Fountain Sculpture at the Phil...
Harry Bertoia
Vintage 1960s American Abstract Sculptures
Bronze
The actual fountain stood outside the Philadelphia Civic Center until 2000 when it was removed and kept in storage. It was recently acquired by the Woodmere Art Museum in Chestnut Hi...
Hans Georg Weinloth Flared Stoneware Vessel, Ge...
Vintage 1970s German Mid-Century Modern Vases
Stoneware
A wonderful piece of German studio pottery with a complex glaze of earth tones.
Ingeborg Zenker Sculptural Stoneware Vessel, Ge...
Vintage 1970s European Scandinavian Modern Vases
Stoneware
Ingeborg Zenker (1926 - 2010) was a student of Richard Uhlemeyer. During her time as a journeyman she worked in various ceramics companies, including Sibylle Karrenberg-Dresler. In 1...
Scandinavian Five Frosted White Glass Pendant L...
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Vintage 1960s Danish Scandinavian Modern Chandeliers and Pendants
Teak, Blown Glass
A strikingly large fixture with the flexibility to use in a variety of spaces. The length of each pendant is adjustable if desired.
Melvin Lindquist Sculptural Handcrafted Wood Pa...
Melvin Lindquist
Vintage 1970s American Paperweights
Wood
Melvin Lindquist began turning in the 1930s. In his shop at home, he began an exploration of the vase form through woodturning which has continued for over 50 years. Melvin's work is...
Gabriella Crespi Signed Steel and Lucite Pictur...
Gabriella Crespi
Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Picture Frames
Steel, Lucite
A rare a stunning table picture frames with the simplicity and elegance typical of Crespi's work.
Monumental Vasiform Sea Stone from Denmark
Mother Nature
Late 20th Century Danish Natural Specimens
Stone
Phenomenal sea stone from the Danish beach on the island of Mon. This fascinating stone is the result of thousands of years of erosion and shaping, the softer chalk deposits slowly r...
Hans J. Wegner "Papa Bear" Chair for A.P. Stolen
Hans Wegner Fritz Hansen
Vintage 1960s Danish Scandinavian Modern Wingback Chairs
Leather, Teak
An exceptional example of the most iconic Danish chair by renown designer Hans Wegner. The leather is a wonderful burnt umber. There are control labels on both pieces and the ottoman...
Stoneware Vase by Eva Staehr Nielsen for Saxbo,...
Eva Stæhr Nielsen
Vintage 1950s Danish Scandinavian Modern Vases
Stoneware
Stoneware vase with pale brown glaze and impressed diagonal lines to body. Impressed "108", "Saxbo Denmark" Incised "E. St. N".

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